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. >> this petition was signed by 55 maryland farmers and others in the agriculture business. it urges gov. ramat -- gov. o'malley to urge poultry producers to pay their fair share in cleaning up the bay. in parts of rural maryland, a huge chicken house. all of those chickens produce huge waste. >> the nitrogen that is going into the chesapeake bay is less oil spill, but just as deadly. >> environment maryland it held a press conference today, urging gov. martin o'malley to make chicken operations accountable. >> to be accountable in providing the documentation for how to do it and the consulting research for how to do it. and i can see them incentivizing there were words that if they do it, they get a premium on their chins. -- chickens. the >> there are many farmers like those who provide food here who do a lot of the living things -- a lot of the right things and they are proof that it can be environmentally safe. >> this afternoon the spokesman said, of an " perdue is addressing the challenges facing the bay. we partnered with the epa to work with the farm families to grow our chickens to hel
over maryland when a 3.6 earthquake rumbled over the state. >> i thought it was a truck that went by. >> i thought it was a freight train. >> that's surprising it was actually an earthquake. that's ridiculous. >> reporter: it's certainly unusual. seismographs caught itself size and duration. >> and the wiggles went on for some, one, two, about three minutes before it quieted down completely. >> very small earthquake. but as far as maryland goes it's something we've experienced in the recent past. most of the earthquakes are running the sort of magnitude 1 to 2 range. >> reporter: they placed the jail three miles deep. it showed up on the maryland science center field earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got an early warning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying and pacing around the bedroom. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. and i couldn't figure out what that was. i never experienced an earthquake before. >> the cause may affect the last ice age which the quake vanished. >> it was some 20,000 years ago. >> the crust is still kind of readjus
central maryland, central maryland, west central maryland. and will probably start here in the city around 7:00, 8:00. and there can be heavy downpours as well. bernadette takes a look at this with me. >> as you heard, that means there is a flash flood watch in effect. it continues until late tonight. from all of the d.c. area, straight up through the baltimore metro area. and we expect some heavier rounds of rain out of what is coming our way. we'll have that forecast coming up. >> first warning weather coverage continues now with alex demetrick, with more on the cleanup that is still going on from last night's storms. >> reporter: vic, trees and utility lines were no march for what much of this storm that blasted through much of maryland yesterday evening. >> reporter: chainsaws roared to life from anne arundel county, north of baltimore county, finishing up what nature started, when powerful storms tore through much of the state. for those hit hardest, it was -- >> hell and water pouring down. it was hell. >> reporter: but it wasn't the rain tearing trees apart. it was lightning and win
seconds after the earthquake all over central maryland, residents shared their experiences. heather wrote that she lived in elk grove and there was a loud sound. the earthquake woke others of. one woman wondered what kind of plane was taking off at the airport to shake us like that and then i realized that there was no claim. >> if you felt the earthquake, we would like to hear from you. >> ross sewage backups have frustrated a woman and she wonders if work crews caused the problem. that is where we find barry simms with more on the story. >> the sewage backup upset this woman, but who is responsible and who will pay for the cleanup? with help from her neighbors and family, sandra german is cleaning up the upper will sewage flowed into her home. >> i have had 70-year-old neighbors and my family down here and we have been bailing sewage out by the buckets. >> she believes the problem started after the county work on a sioux which lie outside her home. >> of this started to sink and the front yard sank. >> the switch line ran over the sewage cleanup cap on her property. >> there was a very
, this is fox 45 news t 10:00. >> hello, iiaa jeff barnd. >> aad i am jennifer gilbert. a maryland state trooper that job it was to protect the governor, faces child pornography charges tonight. >> baltimore county police busted him after a long investigation. keith daniels ssands by live tt county police headquarters where he is charred with possessiig pornoggaphy.ting child keith? ->well, jeff, the sussect's name is bruce tucker, and he is 47. and baltimore county police ay their normal monitoring of the internet led to his arrest. >> in this owen's mills townhome community newssabout a neighbor is spreeding to neighbors. bruce ucker, maryland state trooper that lives on explan nad court is facing child porn charges. surprising allegations. >> lived right next oor to a maryllnd state trooper, i guess you feel saae. and you actually got somebodyú like that. that's shocking. >> another neighbor is not showing her face. but speaking out. >> well, i am appalled. i have children. so i mean, i have a great concern with that. right in my nnighborhood. >> according to charging documents,
in the state of maryland. ú%t bob ehrlich claims he created that credit five years ago. the o'malley camp said ehrlich signed a measure to create that >> we're proud of the fact that bbo tech tax credit.thorize that it was a great idea that camee3 from the legislature in 2005. and, i believe, we're the only state in the country to have increased that bio tech he tax credit in the last year. jobs were create in the state of maryland,,in the past four months. of course, stay with fox 45 news at 10:00 for the latest on the race for governor. go to foxbaltimore.com and click on the vote 2010 iconn ii the news features section. >> and an apology from the president of the u.s. mr. obama called shirley sherrod toddy after ffrced out of her job at thh usda. -e have more on what was said. >> the wwite house working to smooth over the shirley sharrod situation. -ffer three failed attempts, the former government wooker at usda over the phone. calling from his private office inside of the west wing, aides say mr. obama spoke to shirley sharrod for seven minutes shortly after nnon today. white house press
.26 earthquake that hit maryland this morning. the quake was centered around the germantown area and felt all through the purple and the beyond. the people who heard and fell the heaviest disruption is in the purple. >> however, we've had e-mails from every area. whether it's rising sun or dayton. we've had, well, conversations and e-mails with every county around the metro. >> this was pretty good. the main thing is, it shook for ten seconds and it sounded and felt like [low audio] >> glenwood was to the north and west of that. we have to thank you for e- mailing us. >> this was your story, well done. >> you helped us to be on top of it >>> it's been three months an bp's now halted the oil leak in the gulf with the 75-ton containment cap. take a live look at the gulf right now. you can see, nothing's flowing from the well head and as tara mergener reports, everyone's hoping that will stay the same. >> reporter: bp's latest fix appears to be doing its job for now. >> everyone feels like we've begun to turn a corner. >> reporter: thursday, they managed to block the flow of the oil with a tight
will have to pay for the cost of a promenade. >>> for the 13th straight year the maryland lottery is reporting record sales. it made $16.5 million more than the previous fiscal year and the second highest return in the history of maryland. >> some of the money goes out to people who play. >> a little bit. >>> still ahead, an nba star arrested in maryland. what police found when they fond him. >>> i'm ron matz at poor five -- pier five. he'll have the story coming up. >>> warm weather returns. the updated forecast with bob coming up. ,,,,,,,,,,,, >>> the vatican issued new guidelines to priests in an effort to deal with the ongoing sex abuse scandal in the catholic church. >> reporter: the vatican rewrote their rules on priests who abuse children. >> it gives the signal that we're very, very serious in our commitment to promote safe environments and our add yacht re-- an adequate respoons to abuse. >> reporter: it extends the statute of limitations for reporting a crime until a victim's 38th birthday. victims sea the rules are -- victims say the rules are just window dressing. as a
couple of days. a water main break in potomac, maryland that has south glen road closed between lorton and glen road road. and river is the alternate once again. on the outer loop things are slowing down between colesville road and georgia avenue. for beach goers throughout, yeah it is the weekend, 50 eastbound, things are looking good for you. on the inner loop in virginia, things are clear out here. sun is trying to rise. on the outer loop, we are finding a slow go to telegraph. and 50 to 123 is how we wrap it up. building more volume and delay is on the way. back to you. >>> this morning, police in the district are investigating a double shooting. it happened just hours ago. the story is new this morning. kristin fisher is live with the latest. good morning, kristin. >> reporter: good morning, andrea. so far police are not saying anything about suspects. all we know is that two people, two young men, according to neighbors, are fighting for their lives in a local hospital. they are both reported to be in serious if not critical condition. as for right now, you can see that at least
, maryland home. >> we have a cancer parent who has -- who is on insulin. we have two other elderly people in the block. every day i told them that. >> reporter: pepco says it will be midnight until power is restored to those who lost electricity from sunday's storm. much of the work centered in montgomery county where crews are running in to problems with underground service there. they say restoration right now is one customer at a time. >> in this gentleman's case, we had a crew on site. and they were doing work and when that work was finished, they assumed that everything was fine on that particular circuit. so they left. now we found out there was additional damage. >> reporter: he argues the claim by the montgomery county executive that the company was slow to respond. pepco says the immediate goal, of course, is to get folks back up and running. we are talking about 2700 people out of power including yesterday's storm and sunday's storm. 200 folks are still out of power since sunday. they say after that they will assess the situation, assess the job they have been doing, trying to b
relation here in maryland and the oil spill. >>> right now, shear kim brown. >> thanks, justin. we are quiet in terms of traffic. just a handful of road accident accidents. we're working on on the hack expressway. megan and jamie, back to you. >>> coming up next, a police officer's job can be dangerous. >> yeah, but you don't expect a traffic stop to get this violent. the whole thing's caught on tape. we'll show it so you. >>> listen up, if you want to take the kids to an amusement park, we'll tell you the best five for your family coming up. >>> take a look at this video. it's so incredible. this puppy doesn't let anything slow him down even after he's hit by a car. look at him go. >>> summertime is a great time for amusement parks. a day at the park is a day of fun for the whole family. >> absolutely. linda so tells us about the five best amusement parks in our area so take a look. >> reporter: oh, the thrill. big drops, fast roller coasters, entertaining shows and fun night for the little ones. it's what makes a great community park. >> i like them because they go upside do
morning. >>> the news edge on maryland now where a uncle tried so hard to save his nephew from drowning he gave his own life. fox 5's maureen umeh live in the newsroom. she's been working the story all day long. >> reporter: brian, the homeowner was in his front yard power washing and had no idea anything was going on in his backyard pool until emergency crews came rushing to the scene to help to drowning victims. prince george's county police say the 12-year-old nephew and his siblings were visiting their uncle's home. on thursday afternoon the boy pushed a metal garbage can against the fence and hopped over. he apparently went into the deep end of the pool and never came back up. siblings alerted adults and when the 59-year-old uncle hopped over the fence and into the pool to help save his nephew, he became a victim too. >> his good hearted nature, he would do that. i think he would go to all lengths as you very well see. >> it's our job to make rescues. when you're faced with that situation, especially dealing with a very young life and a tragic incident often as this, it does take a to
valley. 65 southern maryland. going up to 80 today. a gorgeous day ahead. >>> here's patranya bhoolsuwan with the first look at traffic. >> reporter: it is early in the morning and we already have a bad accident to tell you about at college park and cherry hill road. it is closed in both directions due to what appears to be a head-on collision. avoid that in college park if you can. >>> move to the outer and inner loop in maryland. right now we have construction on route 5 on the outer loop on route 23, there is something to watch for. look for the workers working  this morning. virginia i-66, good morning, moving to the city from 66 manassas from 495 looking good. beltway virginia from tysons corner to 270 and south of springfield no problems reported in both directions. and finally we move to 395. a live shot. there nice and quiet from duke to the 14th street bridge. that's a quick check on your commute. back to you. >>> today nine of the ten people accused of spying for russia are due in court. three are scheduled to make an appearance in a federal courtroom in alexandria, virginia
>>> breaking news from potomac, maryland. a faulty 96-inch water main at tuckerman lane and gainsboro road has forced wssc to impose mandatory water reductions -- restrictions. bruce leshan is in potomac with more information. what can you tell us? >> big hassle for the 1.8 million people who are served by the wssc, but the wssc is calling this is a huge success for new technology that they have been installing in the water pipes in the big water lines that run all over the two counties, montgomery and prince georges. you can see the folks behind us. those folks are checking now, just to try to figure out if they have the exact right location pin pointed. but what they heard last night was from this acoustic -- acoustic wire that is running through the pipes is seven pings, pop, pop, pop. and those pings are indications that the wire inside of the pipe, the concrete pipe through which the water travels, that the wires had broken. and once you start having that going on, there's a fear that the tube could actually break and then you could have a big problem like we had on
, and drunk driving threaten maryland's roadways. this holiday, police are out in force. >>> good evening, i'm gigi barnett. adam may has the night off. that is what people are talking about right now. the fourth of july holiday brings a big risk for drivers. a new state campaign could help decrease the number of fatalities this weekend. suzanne collins has more on how police are keeping the roads safe this weekend. suzanne? >> reporter: let's say they are out in force and especially en route to the ocean and western maryland, gigi. we understand they are not only focusing on drunk driving but also drugged driving. it's a bang up weekend for a party. there will be alcohol consumed and a massive number of cars on the road traveling. this combination means more crashes so police have set up special enforcement details. >> holiday weekends means more traffic on the road, more speeders trying to reduce the travel time, which by the way, doesn't work. also, a lot more drunk drivers on the road. >> reporter: there's also a new campaign to not only arrest drunk drivers but drugged drivers. the balt
big story tonight at 11:00. day two of being left high and dry for nearly two million maryland residents. mandatory water bans still in effect tonight as emergency repairs continue on a faulty water main in potomac. fox 5's jennifer davis has those details. >> reporter: wssc says it will have people out here around the clockworking till this pipe is both drained and repaired but they say until that happens it is really important that customers out there restrict their water usage so that firefighters, hospitals and anyone would really need it is will have it. they say right now people are not cutting back enough. the problem is a weakened section of a 96-inch water main. they are asking all its customers to reduce their water usage by about a third t so far usessage has only declined less than 10%. the pool manager says they're doing their part. they held off filling the pool much longer than usual and wssc says everyone can do a little bit. >> no watering outside. no watering your lawns. don't wash your car. no topping off a swimming pool. inside your house folks can definitel
be higher depending on how much energy they use. maryland has roasted on a number of days under the scorching sun this summer. the price for cool air can cause few stacks of green backs. if you constantly run your ac, you can prepare for higher than normal bills because of the extreme hot june and july. >> we strongly encourage our customers to reduce usage. >> 18 days were under 90 degrees. last year in june there weren't any days under 80 degrees. susan brown and her family say they are not affected by energy spikes because they use energy building. >> i don't have a problem with my bg & e bill because i am on the budget plan and my budget has been $237 for a couple of years. >> reporter: the average high for m maryland, 79.9 degrees and we're going to get even hotter. >>> new developments tonight in the gulf oil crisis just a short time ago. the federal government ordered dozens of ships to evacuate the site of the broken well as tropical storm bonnie is expected to head straight for it. here's a look at the ruptured well under water after several days of debate. tonight bp s
that will people of this morning for the maryland registered a 3.6 earthquake. a number of people in the area were more than a little surprised. >> things were shaking. sure enough that my dog, who sleeps on the edge of the bed, she fell off the bed this morning. >> while grumbling of the earth is not unheard of in our area, but most maryland if would not -- most maryland residents would not expect such an earthquake. >> it was trembling in the walls were rumbling. -- and the walls were grumbling. >> it was really scary. >> the quake was felt as far north as pennsylvania and as far south as charlottesville, virginia. by noon, more than 1000 people have logged on to the website to report feeling the quake. that includes people from howard county. we learned how the state is responding to the quake. >> i am looking down and the next thing i know, it is like a scene out of "jurassic. park's" the ripples were going across my cup of coke and my blue bottles started rattling. i started looking round and i thought it was a fat guy running through the building because the floor was shaking and i heard thi
this is not only uncomfortableebut it's eadly. here six heet elated deaths in maryland and the sun is hot today. the code red dropped the number3 of swroaz last year whe!! zero e heat related deatts. we found markk at a cooling centtr and walked 4 miles in the awful heat. you really shouldn't do that if you can prevent it. his hands were trembbing as e reached for the water. >> they don't dd that nom no moe with these cooling centers. >> reporter: the last time they ran out of bottle watee so3 we are talking about the young and the very old for the most dangerous scenarios, but you got to keee in mind, if anybody is down, get them out of the sun, lay them down,,put a cool wrap try to get their temperature down. if they're tho vomiiing, call 9. >> all the people that you said have died from the heat related causes, do hey have anything in common, dd they have health issuus. >>>reeorter: it's always the very young or theevery old. 5 of thee were over 65 anddone person was youngee thhn that. really everybody needs to be awwre today. >> joel, be careful out there, thank you very much. you can g
of maryland. >>> we have seen a lot of rain. more than we have all summer. we're looking a live look at downtown baltimore. are we on the clear, wyatt? >> kelly, i think the heaviest of the rains are behind us now. it's been one murky, rainy day across baltimore and still the chance of a popup shower or two before we clear it out tonight. let's take a look at maryland's most powerful radar. you can see a couple things. number one, there's not a lot out there right now. number two, what is out there is primarily up in cassel county and precipitation in northern and hartford county and one or two showers sneaking into carol county. look at all the clearing already going on in western maryland with the sun that come out that way. they pushed up to 90 towards hagerstown. temperatures have been held down all day thanks to the clouds and rain. spotty showers still possible. but we will see clearing conditions overnight. we'll talk about that and how things look over the next couple of days. big changes, we'll have it for you coming up. >> police arrested a man they say has been burglarizi
coast are in maryland today looking for new homes. oil disaster left people in the region without work. they have been forced to give up their pets. local animal shelters are at five times capacity. among the animals include three dogs dropped off at louisiana shelter by out of work fisherman. >> they are unseen victims of something like this. people can't care for them anymore. >> if you are interested in adopting any of the dogs they are going to three shelters in the region. >>> baltimore county agencies are getting ready for hurricane season now. today emergency managers took part in a multiagency response exercise to show hypothetical category two hurricane. in the past two years the county executive says the county responded quick all to the incidents from mother nature. that is no accident. >>> now at today's events smith presented executive citation to walmart for their partnership during the major watermain break in owens mills area. they donated 47,000 gallons of water to people during that incident. >>> weather wise today all quiet in maryland. different story in south texas
them. >>> all new at 6:00 tonight, thousands of people, moving into maryland with a part of the base realignment and the closure progress that could get a historic home loan bargain. the first-time home buyers relocating a part of them could be eligible for loans up to 4.5%. maryland lieutenant government announced the state is setting yourself $-- setting aside $100 million for the program. they are looking forward to the biggest wave yet late this summer and early fall. >> i think that it will guarantee them that hey, they will get a great interest rate that is historically low. and to take advantage of it. it is just a great opportunity for them. we're going to see an increased activity. we have been extremely busy allurer. >> the program is available in hartford, columbia, baltimore, and other black jurisdictions throughout the state. >>> wells fargo will no longer offer sub prime mortgages. as a result, they will close their 100-year-old finance division of the offices to be closed, 19 right here in maryland. and the bank has been battling heavy losses and says that their financ
around maryland tonight, as the possibility of more rain lingers. a live look outside shows us a flash flood watch is set to go in effect in less than an hour for the baltimore area. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. bob turk and bernadette woods are tracking live doppler radar. >> we do have the storms. all of that stuff is moving off to the east/northeast. and anywhere between 17 and 22 miles an hour. there you see a lot of activity, or all across allegheny and garrett county and neighboring counties. and across virginia and west virginia. west of washington, is headed for our region. one shower did fall right over ocean city there. there you see it just on the north of the delaware-maryland line. around the baltimore region. running away a little longer. probably maybe 6 to 7 to 8. because of the rain coming and the rain we just had yesterday, we have a flash flood watch in effect, which will go into effect at 6:00 tonight for the entire region. d.c. suburbs, through the baltimore region, up towards philadelphia, jersey, and the southern portions of pennsylvania as we
>>> now, good morning maryland at 9:00. >> thursday morning, 9:00, thanks so much for joining us, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm jamie costello. great morning. tough topics for kids when a disaster happens or a war, how do you approach it with your children? we're going to get some advice. >> and we are going to get a visit from the maryland cash academy. >> i like that. we all need that and we're also going to tell you about the first ever crab bash to be held in baltimore. we have three chefs from some of the best restaurants in the city. so that's another thing that is happening this morning, plus the doctor always gives advice and gets it from us. you basically call in, you have a question about your dog or cat. he'll answer it here live on the air. >> and he is singing about his hometown, highland town. that's the name of his band, highland town. >> i love it. >> do you say holland town? >> that's it, baby. we'll be with john in a couple minutes. >>> all those stories ahead. today, it is all about breaking records. >> this involves sports and a great cause. > abc2 new
as we started last week. this is our hometown fridays tour. we are in southern maryland this morning in leonardtown, maryland. fox 5 morning news continues right now. right now. >>> it is friday, july 9th. welcome to fox 5 morning news. every friday this month, we are taking the show live to communities across our region. today, again, we sit in leonardtown, maryland. the county seat for st. mary's county. and the beginnings of what would become this fantastic and really friendly city that we're in this morning stretch back to 1654. >> so there is some 350-plus years of history to cover. to do that, we've done a lot of homework. we have learned a lot about this but we'll go right to the experts. of a been here since yesterday afternoon. a lot of folk know their history here. we'll find out about some of the history of leonardtown coming up from some of those who actually live here. that is coming up later this hour. also, much like any city on the water, leonardtown's location plays a big part in where it has been and where it is going. there is a big push to revitalize the wharf. ho
week, possibly flirting with 100. hagerstown, 59. 50 in martinsburg. manassas 52. clinton, maryland 57. i wanted to show you garrett college, deep creek lake, 45 degrees this morning. oh, my gosh. we have high pressure centered on top of us. it stay with us through the holiday weekend. no rain for july 4th and no rain for today. we'll go from 75 at 9:00 to 83 at noon. 88 by 6:00. i'll have the rest of your details coming up in just a few minutes. >> thanks, kim. >>> we have breaking news this morning, an amber alert has been issued in maryland. police are looking for 2-year-old aaron gomez. he was last seen wearing a red shirt and blue pants. little aaron gomez was last seen near adelphi, maryland and police believe the suspect with him, a 22-year-old man. he does have two tatoos one that says lidia on his neck and ice on his arm. he may be driving a black nissan sentra with maryland tags 5fj-e 91. >>> we're also following some breaking news out of the democratic republican of the jong. a u.n. radio station is reporting 190 people are dead after a truck carrying oil flipped and explode
time to head out to 95. staying in maryland. 66 is looking good all morning long. eastbound and westbound from centreville to 495. not seeing anything blocking the travel lanes. in gaithersburg, maryland, drivers commuter alert is in place approaching shady grove. blocking the right lane. emergency crews are trying to clear it up. hopefully -- hopefully it will be gone in a short time. the inner loop a in maryland, a crash on the right shoulder. not causing major delays both side of the american legion, no problems and 95 and bw parkway as we switch to the maps looking good between 695 and 495. no problems reported. back to andrea. >>> you can take a shower this morning but don't let it last too long and don't let the water run while you brush your teeth. that's the order from wssc because of a leaking water main. kristin fisher is live in potomac, maryland where work to fix the leak is going on around the clock. good morning. >> reporter: that's right. this work will likely be going on around the clock until at least monday. and until then what this means for 1.8 million ws
care and will be in the custody of maryland social services. >> baltimore county police need your help tonight in finding a rape suspect. police think the same man has committed the same sphere -- this series of sexual assaults and robberies since june. early saturday morning, he was somehow able to get in a home and tried to rape a woman on franklin avenue. anyone with information is urged to call baltimore county police. >> baltimore city police have arrested for juveniles accused in a rash of robberies on at the light rail which had riders on edge. >> police say the four juveniles ages 14-17 have been terrorizing passengers aboard the light rail station -- at the light rail station since may, as leader robberies'. but tonight, thanks to community involvement, all four are in jail. >> there are difference m.o's for these kids. it would walk to the light rail stop, they will also ride the trains and target victims from there. >> police from baltimore city, the county, and m.t.a. announced the arrest of four boys from the cherry hill area after several months of brazen attacks on passe
solicitandrmacion... trabaj a marcha forzada en la reparacion de dos tuberias en rockville maryland las autoridades del condado de montgomery continuan solicitando a que los residentes mantengan las restricciones del uso del agua la reparacion de la tuberia a noche como a las ocho y media nos llamaron que vineramos a trabajar y aca ya tenemos 24 horas de estar trabajando porque supuestamente estamos parados por que no han venido los repuestos trajeron unos pero salieron bien malos supuestamente no sabemos hasta que horas vamos a trabajar aca en la noche... con una excavacion de profundidad de mas de 5 pies leo sanchez dice conocer el motivono hay una version oficial sobre cual fue el motivo principal por la cual la tuberia tuvo que ser reemplazada de emergencia lo que se ha determinado preeliminarmentracione solucion de cloro para asegurarse que el agua sea cienporciento potable ensilver spring maryland jose angel aguirre univision
portions of southern maryland. the charles county area. that will be moving into st. mary's and southern portions of calvert county. watch out for that. in the city portions and west, we have been cleared out. we still have these watches and advisories in effect. let's take a look at the computer. enemy 7:00 tonight. for the area south and east of the region. as i mentioned, the flash flood warning until 6:00 tonight for the baltimore area east. at least it was still in effect a few minutes ago. >>> tim has a look at the outback. >> they definitely were, bob. for a very short time, a lot of places got the rain. and since we've put these totals on, other places have gotten even more rain. this is a sampling around the area. take a look. we've gotten about one and a third inches. a little less than half an inch at bel air. and bwi marshall. columbia saw 6/10ths of an inch. we're definitely dealing with this rain moving on through. right now, there's standing water on television hill, getting steamy, with temperatures that went from the 90s down into the 70s. and have crept back up again in
the maryland science center's global earthquake count. and in reports from pet owners. some of them got up early in the morning. >> a dog woke me up, whining and crying. then the earthquake happened. it shook the bed. i couldn't figure out what that was. i had never experienced that before. >> the cause may be the last. when the wake from the mile high eye icesheet vanished. >> even though it's some 20,000 years ago, the crust is still readjusting. so it's tweaking a little once in a while. >> reporter: those highest up would have felt it worst. but it was too early for work. checks were made for damage around the state. >> we've identified no serious structural damage. but we are doing a number of things. of course, we've checked in with calvert cliffs. and calvert cliffs appears to be fine. we are sending inspectors out to bridges, especially the most heavily traveled bridges. >> reporter: as for aftershocks, they'll be so small, maybe only dogs will feel them. >> reporter: in fact, only one aftershock may have just happened. maybe just a few minutes after the main quake. it went
the situation in uganda. a bomb injured a teen from maryland. she was on a mission trip with her church. . >> reporter: vick, emily kerstetter's is stable, she called home, shared laughs with family and friends. but the family spokesman says even though she is good spirits she has a very long road to recovery. emily kerstetter's' recovery is far from over with more surgeries scheduled and new health dangers for the 16-year- old who was injured in a terrorist bombing in uganda. a spokesman woman shared the latest on her condition. >> she had a blood clot in her vein, in her leg. they scheduled her for another test to see what her oh vains were doing. >> she spoke to em expem said she the in good spirits. >> she doesn't remember anything from the explosion which i think is good. >> the leader remembers the aftermath, writing i touched my own face and head because i could taste blood and felt warm liquid which i assumed was blood. i had no idea what happened. as people were screaming and moaning i know the thought flashed through my head, bombs. it was a flash of a finger and a blink of a
for diamond jim, carnival games, how tough is it to win and sergei is going to pray a visit. we have maryland from the spca with her dog who we're all going to fall in love with. megan is the consultant to chelsey clinton. megan held a lavish wedding of her own last year so she knows all about this. chelsey clinton is getting married tomorrow and it's going to be lavish and expensive. according to one estimate, a quarter million dollars just for the flowers alone. abc2 news sharyn alfonsi has more from the wedding grounds and a private estate in rhine beck, new york. >> reporter: from the rehearsal dinner tonight where the couplest reportedly asked guests to wear country she can or cocktail apparel, to the reception saturday night which is expected to include a massive fireworks display over the hudson. that won't be the only thing shimmering saturday night. chelsey is reportedly wearing a quarter million doll worth of jewelry, another reason the clintons have hired extra security. $200,000 worth. small potatoes compared to their bud budget. a half million dollars on flowers alone. >> congrat
morning maryland at 9:00. >>> how are you, linda? >> i'm very good. >> great to have you hear. megan went home sick. she is under the weather. >> i hope she feels better. >> we are always watching, paying halfhearted attention to good morning america. william shatner comes on my tv. why is he interviewing him for? >> he has a new show on a and e and he interviewed the dc sniper who is in jail now for what he did and he says that there were more shooters. >> shatner says on good morning america, malvo is going to tell all from his cell and what he put us through in 2002. the throw away line, he said that we are working on right now, i know it jolted you. he said there were more than shooters. >> and it makes you wonder why, if that's true? it's taking this long to come out and talk about it, and mohammad has been executed, so there's no way asking the other guy. >> i haven't heard it, have you? >> no, never. >> we are having phone calls into william shatner. erica wasn't available. shelly long. >> right. >> wow, so it's going to be on a and e sometime next week. >> yeah. >>>
. spotlight on maryland weather in about 8 minutes. i got that right today. >> reporter: we've been following an early morning traffic alert for you. weather impacting our roads this morning. we're taking a live shot here. the east highway is closed in both directions between joans mill road and connecticut. the way to get around it if you're headed westbound use connecticut at joans bridge road. take that to joans mill and that will get you back on the east highway. all of this is posted at wusa9.com. moving the shot over into arlington. that's where we have a tree that knocked down some wire. another weather related problem out here on north military road. the road is closed at 31st but happy to report you can take north pollard street of to 30th to get around it. also take note that traffic lights could be out. 66 headed eastbound. your delay is stretching from the fairfax county parkway from 123. thank you to an earlier accident. you're looking great up toward 66. not the case if you're on the outer loop in maryland because things are starting to drop speed between university over to geor
of storms. let's see the storm watch of southern maryland, with more rain coming our ray -- our way, and a new area north of nthis area is moving this way and north of germantown, and our storm scan shows another area of stormings acrossing southern maryland at 2 in the morning, and then a final bunch of storms with a cold front. so an active weather night. and showing here with 1 pnts 1 inch and more on the way, and tonight terrific thunderstorm with 55 miles per hour winds gust, and we will let you know what is coming our way after the storm with watches and warnings and look at it for the next seven days. >> we have news on the gamits left behind. >> and we have jay with news. >> heavy rain and strong rain with chaos, on d.c. neighborhoods, we on on d.c. line where a sizeable tree trunk mashed this chevy blazer. >> a storm dropped trees on the d.c. region and one large tree crushed a car. and check this out, a large tree blocked the canal row, and in one neighborhood one stately tree covered an entire lane. cars were forced to navigate around this dicey section of rhode island av
from the city to the counties to your neighborhood. now it's complete coverage. it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> hundreds of people left stranded on board marked trains in the middle of a heat wave. >> what a maryland congressman wants to happen now. >> good morning. here's what we're talking about today. the recent miserable experiences may pave the way for a better ride on the rails nationwide. live at the station, alex with more on a passenger bill of rights. good afternoon, alex. >> reporter: good afternoon, don. the horror stories of people being trapped for hours on end sparked a passengers rights. the break down last month left 900 marked passengers stranded for two hours in sweltering conditions. no air conditioning, water, or word on relief. >> there were a couple people that passed out. we were taken out the windows, no one is in control of the marked commuter system. it's the commuters that suffer. >> reporter: a bill guaranteeing a passengers bill of rights for all rail and commuter vehicles. >> it also requires them to require passengers with adequate food, water,
. the maryland-academy is the first online calendar and registration system for free or low-cost financial education classes. the goal is to increase financial i.q. for marylanders. >> i got a feeling that this maryland cash campaign will get a lot of support and be viewed as a model for the nation. >> the program was kicked out this morning at security square mall. to take part or learn more, blog on to our website, wbaltv.com. what is left of tropical depression bonnie is taking aim at the gulf coast, but it has weakened so much that crews are already heading back to the site of the leaking well. kristen has the latest from new orleans. >> instead of being, what used to be bonnie is bringing only minor wince to the coastline and minimal waves out at the well site. near the well head -- ships that had been evacuated one day before headed back into place, ready to finally start the last stages of a permanent kill. some of the robotic cameras had not even left left, giving officials another day of reassurance that the cap really is holding. >> we have better integrity at the well that we ma
, it is dÉjÀ vu in maryland. there is one thing that the gubernatorial competitors agree on the. ough. >> mother nature may present none at st. andrews today. we will talk about the running backs situation with the redskins. backs situation with the redskins. i'm from the gulf coast. my family spends a lot of time here. i have a personal interest in ensuring that we get this job done right. i'm keith seilhan. i'm in charge of bp's clean up on the gulf coast. bp's taken full responsibility for the clean up, and that includes keeping you informed. over 25,000 people are included in the clean up operation. our crews are cleaning the gulf beaches 24/7. we're going to be here as long as it takes to make this right. >> and the maryland governor's race is heating up. >> it may seem eerily familiar, because the same two men are going after the state leadership. >> we sat down with the governor o'malley and bob ehrlich to get their take on the race. >> governor o'malley was in baltimore touting new jobs today. one person says he gives the governor high marks for helping his business grow durin
you >> welcome back. 79 degrees downtown at the maryland science center. things should be dry for your thursday morning commute. just a 20% chance for a thunderstorm today. it is thursday so we have to talk about the beach. friday, saturday, sunday looked ok. just a 20% chance for rain on friday. the water will be a good place to bay. it will be hot and ocean city, 95 on saturday. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. for now, to the news desk. >> a tempting -- attempting a vaginal birth after a c-section is safe for most women. the c-section delivery rate has skyrocketed over the past four years to almost one in three berths. but some women are opting for subsequent vaginal births. women with two previous c- section and those with an unknown type of scar can now attends a natural birth. women who attempt natural birth are successful. >> patients suffer from post- traumatic stress disorder may be surprised a street drug could be part of their cure. ecstasy was used for treatment by psychiatrist along with therapy. researchers wanted to see how it helped
>>> brutal heat and humidity. this noon weather warnings take effect across maryland. >>> hello again. i'm jessica kartalija. here's what people are talking about. moments ago a heat advisory went into effect for most of maryland. the hot temperatures made more difficult as fire crews battled a blaze. many of them had to stop and hydrate after they put the flames out. the heat and humidity is building. baltimore city enacted its code red heat alert which emergency cooling centers are open. first, we begin with tim williams in the weather center. >> we'll show you the setup of this scenario. we have very hot air moving in from the south. it's all because of the bermuda high sitting offshore. we're looking at heat indexes in the low 100s. dangerous heat for us through today into tomorrow and into sunday before we start to get a break. for a little more of a look on how we are shaping up, let's send it to marty bass. >> it's really close out here. let's take a look at some temperatures around. what we're seeing is 94 degrees this noon hour. 94 degrees. the normal daytime high is 88
. that means maryland avenue off ramp is closed from the southbound j.f.x. through sunday night. that is something you want to be aware of if you're heading into mount vernon. the alternative will beat st. paul. 11 minutes on the outer loop west side and topside of the beltway. southbound, no delays to report. very nice out there. we will give you a live look outside at the beltway. things are just fine on the inner and outer lips of the beltway. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back over to. >> thank you. the race for maryland's governor's office is heating up. >> a protest at his campaign headquarters intensify the fight. jennifer franciotti joins us live from federal help with the latest. >> the democratic party did hold a protest yesterday afternoon outside the former governor's annapolis headquarters. he is being accused of being an unregistered lobbyist. democrats zeroed in on his advisory position. what you will hear is democratic concern and prolix response. response.ehrlich's >> if it walks and talks like a duck, it is a duck. bob ehrlich waffled on his explanati
repair service for your lan mine phone, the maryland public service commission wants to hear from you. out next, the maryland lottery midday pick three and pick four numbers. and we will get another check of the insta-weather-plus forecast. >>, and on "dr. oz," the choking and game. it is a teenager at risk? that is this afternoon at 2:00. coming up on "oprah," it was an international scandal, the governor of south carolina's secret rendezvous with a lover in argentina. hear how jenny sanford survive the ordeal. that is at 4:00. tonight at 5:00, a former usda official forced out over racial xt isnts taken out of commentnte offered a new job at the agency. and sales of homes fell more than 5% last month. why economists say we may not be out of the woods just yet. those stories and much more on 11 news at 5:00. and now the maryland lottery numbers. >> brian johnson with the maryland lottery time for the winning midday pick 3 numbers. pick four is next, but first, send in two non-winning scratch- offs for a chance to win one and a thousand dollars. -- a chance to win what thousand dollar
on the driver at the scene. >>> the maryland victim of the terrorist attack in uganda is in a hospital where show was flown for treatment. mike hellgren has more. >> reporter: her uncle says having her patients by her side has greatly lifted emily's spirits. classmates of emily kersetter held a prayer of support for the 16-year-old yesterday who's undergoing another surgical red your -- procedure today as she recovers from severe injuries including her legs being shattered. she had been doing missionary work with imoff verred -- impoverished children in africa. at the church in delaware, family and friends held a memorial service for the only american killed in the same suicide blast. his brother -- >> his life ended too early but we look at the few years god gave him. we're humble he was used in such a way. >> reporter: the group called al shabaab is reportedly planning more attacks. more than 70 people were killed and dozens more were wounded including five other missionaries with emily kersetter's group. this was the group's first terror attack outside of somali. the fbi is helping with s
. >> and we'll also be talking about green jobs. they're here in maryland and we'll talk about what's available and how you can learn more about it. >> i can't wait. i have a card shark in the studio. >> you love card games. and i love that close up magic. i could sit there for hours, and i do. when you spend time with him, he has a new book out. he doesn't tell the tricks, he tells you how to do the shuffle and all of that stuff. >> and also, crystal is here to tell us about who to do to stay hydrated. we'll tell you how to get food and high to stay hydrated. >> i love her fun tips. >>> have you seen this report? that means plenty of eat and drink. the food, is it safe to eat? we'll investigate the fairs and the conditions. paula shows us what they found. >> hotdog, get your hotdogs. >> stadiums and arena, feed millions annually, they haven't caused a mass out break of food born illnds -- illnesses, but some are getting sick. and outside the line, there's reports for all of the concessions for all of the venues in the united states and canada operating in 2009. at 28% of the facili
of the national urban league and a university of maryland professor were also honored. meanwhile, the maryland and first lady lead a domestic violence convention meeting in downtown baltimore. they discussed ways that states can solve problems regarding firearms, which often escalate domestic situations into debt situations. the first lady is particularly passionate about this issue after working as a state prosecutor. >> i see the horror in these cases and the sadness too that it affects the entire family. often this of violence occurs in front of children. >> they are working on increasing firearms safety, but also unfair treatment of domestic violence victims by the courts. >> the fda kicked off a two day meeting today, reviewing the safety of the diabetes drug avandia. there may be a risk of heart attack linked to the drug and it could be pulled from the market. we have the latest. >> this is not typical for an fda commissioner to address an advisory committee. >> the food and drug administration headpin's and typical head's appearance shows the seriousness of this meeting. the diabetes dr
not approve. the last questions bode well for o'malley. marylanders still approve of the democrat. we will talk about some of the big issues involved in this poll. already this morning, we have had some comments from the campaign regarding this poll. bob ehrlich is stuck in the low 40's because people remember his record as a big spender. this poll is the statistical dead heat. marylanders are embracing bob ehrlich and his message of less spending. we're live on capitol hill, george lettis, is news. >> a pair of suspects are in custody in conjunction with a stabbing death of a johns hopkins researcher. john wagner and lavelva merritt are being charged with first- degree murder in the death of stephen pitcairn. he was blocks away from his home and on the phone with his mother. >> i heard somebody approach and he offered his wallet and everything, but they killed him. >> after being here for 20 years, it is just getting worse. >> police are looking into the possibility that pitcairn's death is a part of robberies in that area. there is a suspicious death in west baltimore. the body of a
the amusement park ride safety inspection team from the maryland department of labour and licensing are en route to ocean city to inspect the apparent malfunction. >> michael, we're talking about the tidal wave, correct, is that the ride? >> that's correct. >> any information about the extent of injuries? >> well, right now, three people were transported. the injuries are believed to be non-life threat engineer, they were conscious when they were transported and have been taken to area hospitals. i have no more information on their injuries, they were conscious and i have information that their injuries were not life-threatening. >> they were three children between the ages of 10 and 15 years old. i don't know the exact breakdown of the ages. >> okay. all right. you said it is being investigated by -- >> yes, ma'am, the ride is closed, and it is being investigated by the department of labour and licensing inspection people from the amusement park ride safety inspection team. >> obviously the ride is shut down for the rest of the evening, correct? >> yes, ma'am. >> all right. michael levy, thank
maryland. some heavy rain falling there. and some rain falling across the bay. we have plenty of clouds. here is a look at what we're seeing. 74 here in the district. 73 in baltimore. ocean city and 69 out to the west and the forecast. take the umbrella with you. we're likely to see showers and storms during the course of the day that will cap the temperatures a warm and humid day. that's colling up in a bit. >> let's look at traffic. julie? >>> good morning to you if you are headed to 123 before you reach that exit here at the germantown overpass, the accident activity here using the left lanes headed in the direction of the beltway. as you continue. clay delays are forming. traveling along 355355 open for business this morning and south of the beltway and 410. that's where we have a tree reported a a tree down at that location. that's a check of the on time traffic. >>> we have a developing story this morning, an autopsy to identify remains in a ditch. it happened along route 1. the call came in at 8:00 last night. a driver spotted what appeared to be a skull and other remains. at thi
for maryland's new gop ticket. big crowds today in campaign stops throughout the state. alex demitris was there. >> reporter: it was meet, greet and get to know. >> nice to meet you. >> reporter: as the campaign made a stop. formally introduced, cane is a prosecutor and mother. >> i need someone, a go to person. someone that can lead, who's been there. ladies and gentlemen the next lieutenant governor of the state of maryland, kane. >> i think the pick of mary kane is a particularly good one. seems like around the country it's the year for women. >> mary, mary, mary,. >> thank you folks very much. >> reporter: a first generation american, kane's parents who immigrated stood by with tears in their eyes. >> my parents came here in the mid-1950s. they took a big risk in leaving their family to find a better future. i have learned firsthand, what it is to be an american. >> all right you guys, let's hear it. >> reporter: tomorrow ehrlick and kane will file their paper work to run in the election. >>> our media partner the sun reports the company is accused of double billing the government. the suit
has maryland's ties. >> one of the four men being sent back to the u.s. from russia owns a house in baltimore county. david collins is live with more in cockeysville with this late breaking development. >> his house is secluded behind a patch of woods. you really need to know where to look in order to find it. this is the home he reportedly bought in 2001. he is a former colonel in russia's foreign intelligence agency. he retired in 1997 and moved to the u.s. russian authorities suspected he shared classified information with u.s. intelligence services. he was arrested on his return to russia in 2001. according to a neighbor, his late wife's parents live there and he also had relatives in russia. russian media linked him to exposing former fbi agent robert hansen and another man as spies. both were convicted of spying for russia. >> the wife lived here when we moved in, and she was a wonderful neighbor. >> his family declined to answer the door. they called baltimore county police to ask us to leave. we'll have more on the story coming up tonight at 11. >> now we have an update o
this is the good news. maryland's most powerful radar, five sweeps in action. you only see it here on abc2 and you can see all clear. radar should stay clear tonight. most of the day tomorrow, we'll have the slight chance of a storm tomorrow evening, but at least the roof is on here. that's good, and the evening forecast, again in the 80s and keep the skies nice and clear so the weather looks fantastic. and now, i want to bring in my good friend, don harrison who has been out here covering the build site all week long and don, what a difference today from the last 48 hours. >> well wyatt, you took care of it now that the sun is out. things are rocking out here. now obviously the house is going to go through a lot of changes, but you know what? i think the neighborhood is going to go through some changes, too. >> joe and his daughter have lived here for 50 years. they love the idea of this project. >> it's exciting. it's rewarding. and i'm kind of excited about it. >> here's will dean, he's a 15- year-old kid that lives on this block. he's meeting and taking care of everybody. >> your hat look
, maryland's news station. >>> heat advisory. more hot and humid weather again today, but will we break a record? >>> hello again. along cold spring lane people are braving the high temperatures. people are wondering whether there's any relief on the way. taking a look at the inner harbor you can see there's a few clouds in the sky but that's doing little to keep that heat away. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. another nursing home evacuated because of nursing home problems but we begin with marty bass in the weather center. >> reporter: hello, jess. good afternoon, everybody. let's look at the watch, warning and advisory. we have a heat advisory in effect and you're going to be hearing me over the next minute and a half and then during our weather segment. talking about how it's actually an easier day on the body than the past few. but do understand, we're going to a high of 96 today, and that's extreme. heat advisory in effect. let's take a look at some temperatures. around 91 on tv hill and in d.c. hagerstown 92. 82 ocean city. oakland, maryland out in the mountains,
. a family company. >>> now, the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate, and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >>> good evening, everyone. we have some bad weather outside. could we get a picture of the harbor cam, the rain is really coming down outside. you can look out the window here, and it's coming down. it's coming down all over our area as there's also a tornado warning right now. i mean, let's take a look at the harbor right there. everything is just covered. those thick, gray clouds out there. foggy, it's nasty. even on the roadways right now. it's also pretty bad, if you go over to 695, it seems to be moving along the beltway. could we get a picture of the beltway there? we can get an idea -- we will get a shot of the beltway there coming newspaper a minute. you can see there from the harbor cam, you can see the big fat rain drops falling down, and it's a mess outside. if you can stay inside, i suggest you stay inside because that rain is coming down for a while, and it's going to come down for a while. we check over with wyatt. are you ready there? >> yeah,
, i think we are having an earthquake. >> a rude awakening for much of maryland as an earthquake rocked montgomery county. good afternoon, everyone, i'm mindy basara. the 3.6 magnitude earthquake was centered in the rock bill. yeah. reports that it was felt far north. kim, it was not exactly the big one but caught a lot off guard. >> it certainly did. the good news is there are no reports of major damage or injuries and in case you slept through it, it hit at 5:00 all for this morning what people -- people were still in bed are getting ready for work. the national earthquake information center says this was the strongest earthquake to hit the washington, d.c., area since they began taking record in 1974. early commuters certainly felt it. >> i was in the subway and i felt a rumbling overhead and i was thinking, ok, the trains cannot run overhead but they run on a platform where i was standing. i was kind of puzzled. but i did not think it was an earthquake. >> our phones lit up seconds after the quake and 11 news viewers all over central maryland shared experiences on wbaltv.com
got ourselves more heat and more humidity and a few more showers popping up right now. maryland's most powerful doppler and we're highlighting north sections of gaithersburg where they have a shower pushing through it may find its way into the border of southern carroll and north howard county along the i-70 stretch. we'll track that for you. and some clouds being thrown out ahead of those showers. and more back into the mountains. 77 right now that is the temperature in baltimore, 57 easton. it feels like the low zeros with the heat index and we're going through 93 and more big storms pop up this afternoon and this evening. 6:31 and to the roads with kim. >>> we're quiet so far. and no accidents to let you know about. that is always good news. that is the best thing that you want to hear as you head out the door. you see traffic flowing freeley march every where this is the inner an outer are loop no problems i-70. a little more building volume there. and we which can our maps and drive times this morning, no problems on 95 either. we're still dealing with a malfunctioning traffic lig
of the day and all our research to show how any damage from the spill affects natural resources. the maryland first lady address participants of the network to end domestic violence convention downtown. the event that took place yesterday brought together experts from state and federal agencies to discuss ways states can solve problems regarding firearms, which can also -- often turn domestic situations into deadly once. ms. o'malley says she is especially passionate about the issue after working as a state prosecutor. >> ic just the -- i see the horror and sadness that affects these families. often, it is committed in front of children. >> the group not only works to increase firearm safety but also for fair treatment of domestic violence victims by the court. ecb's new beverage tax will soon go into effect, and everyone is getting a better understanding of what is all about -- the city's new beverage tax. it is not a direct tax on consumers to buy bottles or cans soda, water, wine, beer, and liquor. instead, the tax falls on to the distributor, who can then charge the consumer a couple penn
of the action is down in southern maryland. still big strong storms, down around lexington park. areas just south of there even. just on the eastern shore toward church creek. most of us actually seeing nice clearing again. apart from the storms down to the south a lot of us beginning to see clearing. there is a little more activity now firing up toward cumberland, hagerstowm and the high country to the west. we will have to see if that holds together as it pushes west to east. we will keep showers into the forecast here overnight. some late clearing will be possible as we push toward daybreak. then another round of storms will be possible tomorrow. again on wednesday and temperatures only headed up. we have all that coming up. >> police in carol say their search for a 20-year-old man who went missing is now a recovery mission. dive teams looking for the 20- year-old justin oliver swimming two friends when he disappeared. officials remind everybody it's illegal to swim there. >>> the news better for a 2- year-old save from drowning in a pool. the boy was found face down yesterday. i was re
maryland's most powerful doppler radar. let's go to the mta, here is mark jones. >> out there for your commute, the number 36 bus is working with a diversion at washington boulevard due to construction, the 11, 40, 55 buses diverted. the 77 northbound with a diversion at hill time and commons and the 51 taking a diversion at pratt. light rail, metro, subway, and mark all running on time. for the mta transit team, i'm mark jones. you want some fiber one honey clusters? yeah. you must really care about him. what? no, no. you gave him fiber. no she didn't. this tastes way too good to be fiber. they're delicious crunchy clusters with sweet honey and half a day's worth of fiber. you care about my fiber? not really. i care about your fiber too. i have for a while. ok, carl. why don't you care about her fiber? hey carl. [ male announcer ] fiber one. cardboard no. delicious yes. >>> here's the latest. there's going to be a meeting to help decide what will be held next. sit down with coastal parish officials. >> and federal officials asking if the oil spill in michigan's river may top 1 millio
it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >>> community outrage. hundreds gather to demand a crack down on violence after a murder of a hopkins researcher. why people are angry and the steps being taken to prevent another tragedy. hello, everyone, i'm vic carter. here's what people are talking about. murder has -- many are asking how it's possible that two repeat offenders were walking the streets of baltimore that night. live at the murder scene, kelly mcpherson spoke with city leaders about how the tragedy could have been avoided. >> this is where mckaren died and this is where hundreds gathered to figure out how this tragedy may be prevented again in the future. stephen mckaren was robbed and stabbed to death. his murder is resonating with the entire city. many say they are fed up with repeat offenders. the suspects have violent criminal records. wagner violated his probation 4 times but each time avoided going back to jail. he was caught on camera robbing a man, but escaped prosecution when the victim. >> at least a hundred people showed up to this meeting. bu
well. in potomac, maryland a water main break has the road closed. use river as the alternate. moving to the beltway on the outer loop in beltway, you are doing fine. inner loop watch for construction near the route 1 college park exit. we are tracking the trip 95 southbound. at 198 construction is taking away the left lane. 395 in virginia doing just fine. construction near seminary and one hour drive is what we are looking at out of fredericksburg to the springfield interchange. over to you. >>> right now, dc police are searching for clues in an overnight double shooting. it happened around 12:30 this morning in the 3500 block of 19th street southeast. police arrived to find two people suffering from gunshot wounds. one was said to be in grave condition. the second was believed to be in serious condition. >>> local utility companies are asking their customers to conserve electricity. this after a week of extreme heat has led to high demand for electricity. that intense demand in the underground tunnels fried 200 feet of cable. that knocked out power to hundreds of customers for days
" in maryland. a double murder. six weeks later another double murder. the victims two sets of mothers and daughters. now investigators may have cracked both cases with one suspected killer. wisdom martin is live with details. >> reporter: sources tell fox 5 they believe the same person is responsible for all four murders and a person of interest is likely to be indicted in one of the cases very soon. karen lofton and her daughter were shot and killed in their home last january. six weeks later deadly force dewitt and her 19-year-old daughter ebony were found in the trunk of a burning car in largo. both women were moms in their 40s who worked as nurses. both had teenage daughters and lived within a mile of each other. sources tell us that it is likely an indictment will be handed up in the dewitt case. the same man is a person of interest in the lofton case. he is in his 20s and already in jail on other charges. >> i think there is a good xhans that they are linked. >> we've been waiting on it all this time. this is a vicious senseless crime that took two beautiful people away that did
water. >> weather officials say most of central maryland is experiencing a moderate agricultural drought. it is the hottest and driest it has been at this point in the summer in 22 years. the hot weather has prompted the maryland transit authority to extend tir hot line. they will take phone calls until 11:00 p.m.. officials say that is how it will stay. the number is 1800325rail. it was hardly a day at the beach after a whale carcass washed ashore. the remains were spotted yesterday afternoon. it is not known what kind of whale it was, or what might have caused its death. it was the biggest costs by swap since the cold war. 10 russians were exchanged for pick four russians who admitted to spying for the west. -- for four russians who admitted to spying for the west. we have more from moscow. >> today's successful swy -- spy swap is a testament to how both countries want to put this incident behind them. they have been focusing on the improving relationship between the two countries. we have seen salty language and tough rhetoric. this morning, the russian ministry of foreign affairs put
states. now he's coming back to his maryland home. tonight, those who know him are speaking out. >>> hello everyone i'm vic carter. here's what people are up to tonight. it's believed to be the biggest spy swap with russia since the cold war. and a maryland man is in the center of it. the first time he's been back on american soil in more than a decade. new at 11:00, kelly mcpherson has the latest on a story that has captured international attention. >> reporter: some of the people who live in this cock y sville neighborhood knew that a former colonel from the isb and as the story broke, they were hoping to hear his name as one of those released. after serving seven years of an 18 year sentence in russia, alexander saparosky is coming back to this neighborhood. >> i consider him to be more of an american hero than a spy sort to speak. >> reporter: many marylanders know the story how the -- how he turned in hanson. >> i consider him to be more of a hero. >> reporter: the cia and russian intelligence broker the tarmac during a time when the two countries are mending relations. >>
are saying tonight that yet another person has died from the extreme heat. that brings the total in maryland to 17. adults -- and adults working in the yard was found on responses. that victim also suffered from heart disease. the storm is blamed on the death of an annapolis man. they were unable to make it back to shore. officials say smith was taken to the medical center where he was pronounced dead. this is a video captured by a new local member. it shows the blaze just before 3:30 this morning. the cause of that fire is still under investigation. a baltimore city police tonight investigating to deadly accidents, both involving officers. the first led to the suspension of officer timothy. investigators say that officer bills chased a motorcycle on the beltway early yesterday morning. he died at the scene when both crashed. later yesterday, a woman was killed at the intersection of monroe in south baltimore. 26 year-old ran from police, but slammed into a one in and blew through a stop sign. that woman was transferred to shock trauma. she has not been identified. >> a former police officer
committee. he event eventually left tte house to become maryland's secretary under governor willia3 donald shaver. >>> get rrady for another hot weekend with high temperatures expected today and tomorrow. the city has issued a code red heat alert. several coooing centtrs will be open around altimore from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. they will offer water, ce and cool air. officialssare also asking people to check in on each other, especially the elderly and those who live alonn. also, beware of signs of heatstroke and heat exhaustion. they nclude confusion, nausea and lightheadedness. can you get a complete list of locations around baltimore city. %-links.to foxbaltimore.com/news >>> as you probably have been worried bge is warning this extremely hot cente summer is go lead to a lot of high energy bills. in june there were 14 days when temperatures topped 90 degrees. the same goes for july and there's still another week to go this month. bge warns thht even customers who keep their thermostat relatively high could still see higher biils this summer. -p>> it makes you want to consir doing, kee
in our direction. we've got two systems from opposite sides that will merge right here across maryland. that will spell out hefty rains tonight and tomorrow. we begin to see the chance of showers and storms popping up going for the two degree guaranteed high of 92. the showers and storms that start to develop this evening become more widespread tomorrow. more on that coming up. right now, 5:10. here's kim brown. >>> we have police activity in ferndale. also some water main break issues persisting in baltimore city. westbound pulaski highway continues to be closed. they are still working on the water main break repair. not affecting your drive time so far. no problems southbound. 95 southbound running well three minutes from the beltway to the split. now only five minutes from the split right now. as we look around the area, traffic moving very well at sandy point. you won't find any problems headed towards 495 and 95. megan and jamie, back to you. >>> all right. the latest now on the oil spill in the gulf of mexico. a blimp owned by a company here in maryland will fly over the area s
it was like a >>> the maryland geological survey's website lists the strongest confirmed tremor in maryland was a 3.1 in hancock out in washington county. we are live in northeast baltimore where they have seen it all this week. >> reporter: well, you know, we were fortunate, i mean, as rare as that earthquake was, it was not particularly strong relative to what earthquakes can do, but, still, the reports coming in out of montgomery county, a 3.6. abc 2 was the first on the air to report that quake, but no damage out here from the quake. the hot weather has really helped things out out here. we have really stepped on the gas. 2:00 p.m. is crunch time, we have 24 hours to go. the crews are continuing to work around the clock to get this project done. the rain was a set back and today's quake could have pushed the project back even further. here's more. >> reporter: the rain is gone, but something happened this morning that could have put the project behind even further. >> we were the first ones to bring this to you, there was an earthquake in maryland. >> reporter: you probably heard about
>>> now, good morning maryland. >> john caughter's funeral is today. that is strange to say. anyone who bounces a basketball knows his name, but now for the wrong reason. >> finally, there is hope of containing this gusher for the first time since that rig exploded back in april. >> when it poured last night and early this morning, did you think of all the volunteers? we will see how the extreme home makeover is going. >> i didn't go outside the grocery store, i can't imagine doing all that volunteer work. >> we'll get it done. they always do. >> they always do. you have seen them under crazy conditions, so -- >> this is crazy. >> all right, meteorologist, justin burke is off and louisiana lanette is in. >> most of it is all over the eastern shore. i'm going to show it to you in a second. we are still unsettled. the showers and thunderstorms are still out there. we will have a break as we go throughout the day. it is very humid. we have seasonal temperatures, and we will still see a few storms possibly as we go into wednesday. it's going to be hotter and some dryer w
by the university of maryland center for environmental science will be the first of its kind, focusing on microorganisms and help researchers gain a better understanding of the environment in which crabs and oysters and other key commercial species live. >>> the president just told us last week he wants to see hiv down 25%. to do this 15 churches in baltimore will turn into hiv and aids testing sites today. abc2 news linda so with what this means. good morning. >> reporter: it means that anyone can visit any one of the 15 designated sites throughout the city to get free hiv testing today. part of an initiative to get people in baltimore tested and to provide care for those diagnosed. this morning hundreds of volunteers will go door to door to let the people know where their nearest testing site is. the goal is to get at least 2,000 people to show up. baltimore has one of the highest infection rates in the country. 15,000 people are living with hiv./aids in the city and it's believed another 9,000 don't even know they have the disease because they have not been tested yet. congressman e
is in town to pitch health care. we're live with more on her visit today. good morning, maryland. i'm jamie costello. >> i'm megan pringle. thank you for joining us on this tuesday morning. it's going to be very exciting tonight at the yard. >> a good time. >>> meteorologist justin berk with your weather this afternoon, today, tomorrow, whatever. >> we'll go back to last night first. 8:45 p.m., big storm through through chestertown on the eastern shore, reports of trees down on cars and other reports of damage. if you have pictures please send them to morningshow@wmar.com. we would like to share them with the viewers. early reports, an indication there was not a tornado. however the national weather service will investigate the damage. most likely just microbursts of winds pushed down from the storm as it blew through into the area. turning hotter, that is the major headline as we go to the end of the week and into the weekend, once again it's low 90s, we're dealing with now but aiming for upper 90s to near 100 by the weekend. yeah, we've done that too many times already this summer. clouds
anniversary celebration. >>> every single wednesday, good morning maryland, we're going to put three video resumes on the air. if you want yours on the air, send an e-mail to bestresumes@wmar.com with a microsoft word attachment. we'll have you tape a 20-second video pitch and we'll put it on the air as well as our website. >>> some ravens players spent the past few days giving back to the community. how the boys and girls of our community benefitted from their visit. >>> get inside. >> look at this. we'll show you a tornado that treated a home like it was made out of tooth picks. >>> first, let's head to justin berk with our weather. >> we had our own wind problems yesterday. mostly wind, no confirmed tornados in maryland. at 72 degrees, mostly clear skies, the sunlight already showing itself over the eastern sky. another hot day, less humid, more on that in a little bit. 5:34. let's go to the mta and check with mark jones. >> the commute looks good on the rail service. marc train system looking good for travel on the camden, penn and brunswick lines. on the buses, diverted at argon and h
on her body. >>> a potomac, maryland teen says she enticed a car salesman with sex in order to lead him down a math where her boyfriend hit and killed him with a shovel. that investigation came out as emily geller pleaded guilty to first-degree murder yesterday. she faces up to 25 years in prison for killing 57-year-old alley. >>> police need your help to find an accused child predator. officers believe a man resembling this sketch assaulted a 7-year-old girl on sunday. it happened in the 3600 block of columbia park in arlington. the girl was in the small play area outside of the business when a man pulled her in the play house and assaulted her. the mother was inside the laundromat when the incident happened. if you have seen this man or have any information about the crime, call police. >>> the washington redskins get back to work today as training camp starts this afternoon. while the off season was consumed with the albert haynesworth saga, the defensive tackle reported on time and he tried to make up with his teammates. >> reporter: on thursday, the curtain goes up on shanahan's fi
to breaking news stories right now. first in bethesda, maryland a 7- year-old boy was rushed to the hospital after falling out of a window. it happened on wilmet road. rescuers tell us the boy fell from an unsecured second story window. he landed on the roof of a shed about eight feet down and rolled off and fell another 7 feet to the ground. he is expected to be okay. fire and rescue crews want to remind everyone out there do make sure all of your windows are secure. >>> in fairfax police and homicide detectives are investigating reports after human skull found in a ditch. police say they received a call about a person finding the skull at route 1 and furnace road in lorton. we have a crew heading to the scene. we'll bring you more details when we get them. >>> a developing story in prince george's county tonight. an armed suspect on the run ended up barricading himself inside an empty school bus holding police at bay for hours. tonight the or deal is finally over -- ordeal is finally over. wisdom martin is back with the new details. >> reporter: this started out as an attempted bank robber
of maryland on the outer loop from 95 to georgia seeing more head lights. many are more people on the roadways but no complaints from 95 to georgia. route 4, route 5 and 301, right now still quiet out there on the maps. not picking up anything out of the ordinary. as we move to virginia, though and checking out how things are on 395, nice and quiet from duke all the way to the 14th street bridge. >>> marc managers have scheduled a second straight meeting with commuters at union station. they are trying to reassure train riders that steps are being taken after several missteps in the last ten days. kristin fisher is live at union station with more. good morning. >> there were actually two big marc meetings here in washington yesterday. one was a meet the marc managers event held here at union station for all marc rider and the other was an emergency meeting of the marc riders a advisory council to address the problems that have been taking place on the penn line over the past two weeks -- weeks. ten days ago, almost 1,000 passengers on a northbound penn line train were stranded on the tracks fo
-year-old is being held at the western maryland children's center. >>> today, word of a multimillion-dollar settlement. nearly two dozen people became sick from carbon monoxide poisoning, at ruth's chris inner harbor restaurant in 2008. the victim sued the hotel that owns the restaurant. an investigation revealed it was a crack in the hotel's basement broiler equipment that caused the leak. >> today, a jury handed down a $34 million verdict to the 23 plaintiffs in the case. >>> slightly warmer and humid weather. a live look outside now. temperatures are making it into the 90s today. and it is a bilt uncomfortable. wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. >> i'll agree with that. it is a bit uncomfortable. but compared to the weekend and some of the days you've had this summer, not all that horrible. yes, it is pretty warm out there. we have a couple of showers that popped up across portions of virginia. right now, it's quiet around here. just a few isolated showers. tomorrow, we have a pretty good chance of thunderstorms around the region. as a front will move across the area
>>> now good morning maryland at 9:00. >> tuesday morning, 9:00. hopefully your morning is off to a good start, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm jamie costello. >> do you have ocd? >> oh yes i do. obsessive-compulsive delight. >> can you give me an example? >> i'm curious to find out if everybody has it a little bit? >> i'm thinking everybody has it, some sort, right? other people will tell you that you have it. >> yeah. you don't know it. and why do good parents have bad kids? it's a topic that we will dive into. i love this one. video gaming. it is a big industry, so don't tell your kid at home to put the controller down, because you know what? they could be sitting on something we don't know about yet. it's great. video gaming, big industry in maryland. >> that's coming up this morning, we are also going to be talking about more and more of us living longer, but not only includes the general population, but those who have physical challenges. there are some things you can do to make your home safer. perhaps a loved one who is a senior citizen. we have advice on that and
.facebook.com/wusa 9. another comment right here, beltsville, maryland, felt it. caused me to wake up, my dog and parrot starting to go crazy. sounds like it got people up and going early this friday morning. down here you can see tracey jones dickerson wrote, i'm in dunkirk, maryland and it shook my bedroom door. no one else is in the house. one wrote, fort washington, although i don't live on a commercial street, i thought that a tractor-trailer was passing by. and i was asking the same question over on my facebook page. i was asking everybody to send in comments if they felt the quake and that's the biggest thing we are hearing this morning is people saying it felt like a truck going by. tom wrote the whole house was shaking felt like a truck down the road but when i looked outside, no truck was to be found so i assumed it was a earthquake. another wrote felt the whole house shake. very odd feeling. it is really amazing. not a ton of damage and shaking but people certainly woken up very early this morning because of this earthquake. andrea? >> it is definitely a conversation starter. and w
and in to western maryland now. let's switch to doppler real quick. southern pennsylvania, western maryland we have light showers at the moment. this is the line we will watch. back on the computer, temperatures are running at 80, a warm muggy morning. some 70s out there. cumberland you are the warm spot at 81. looking at the day at a glance, 84 by 9:00. 90 by noon. mostly cloudy and showers and storms by then. upper 80s for 5:00 as the showers and storms pull away. some of the storms, especially south, could be strong to severe. patranya bhoolsuwan is watching the roads. >> as you heard howard said scattered showers later on today but the road is right now dry. in and out of the beltway no major problems reported. just the traffic lights are out in montgomery county. let's switch to the live camera. 95 north no problems. on the beltway in virginia between braddock and i-66 as we switch over. no big problems on the west side of the beltway. good morning, maryland. on i-270 this morning heading down south from father hurley to split no problems, as well. and 95 and bw parkway as we
to politicians in the state of maryland to come here? >> this is a huge deal. it, frankly, should be a holiday. because everybody is down here. >> crabs or clams? what are you looking for? >> i'm looking for crabs. >> reporter: governor o'malley, in a tight race for re- election, finds himself in a mob of supportirs. >> cominger-- supporters. >> coming here is one of the rites of summer. it's great to be able to be here with the lieutenant governor and so many friends. and we're excited about this campaign. >> reporter: one of the most interesting things about this event is how the crowds break into groups of caucuses. you have the o'malley group there. and back here, the front runner in the republican governor's race, bob ehrlich. >> most people have no question that you're going to win the eastern shore. but the question on whether or not you can actually get these people motivated to turn out to vote. what do you have to do? >> our folks are really motivated. they've dealt with four years of martin o'malley. martin o'malley is not what they want, on the shores, particularly. >> reporter: go
travel, 4th of july weekend is in full swing as thousands of marylanders and the police are hitting the roads. >>> and it's looking like the heat will return just in time for the holiday. meteorologist tim williams has the details coming up in your first warning weather forecast. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. >>> good morning, welcome to eyewitness news this afternoon. an andrea fujii in for gigi barnett. >>> temperatures in the 60s. good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> a little chilly, enjoy the chill. >> it's going away after the next day or so. today we'll be warming up a little more than yesterday. the nice thing is we're dealing with a dry heat, which is not something we typically get to say in this region. the humidity will build by the end of the weekend into next week we'll deal with humidity and heat as well. your forecasted to temperatures in the 60s area wide. we'll be touching the 70s quickly. we're going up to a high of close to 90 degrees, look for sunshine. a little more humidity than yesterday. dew points will be low. we'll talk about how h
. >>> today we are in poolesville maryland. >>> i'm here with the good folks. >> so many people have come out so far. you can see where everybody is this morning. we have our own musicians out here this morning. >> he has been here for us all morning. we also have a grand entrance coming up. we are going to highlight motorcycle club here in the area. we will have that later for you. >>> also a good look back at where poolesville comes from. >> we will talk with the commissioners of this town and we'll talk about the ferry. so we'll talk with the folks that run that. >> the whole crew is out here today. right now we want to say good morning to tony and tucker. >>> good morning. we have a guest, tucker -- take it easy. he sees his owner over there. this is theo. >> he is having a good time. >> it's okay. i'm going to get to the weather before anything happens here. we have a heat advisory going into effect today at noon. it is because we are expecting our temperatures to be in the upper 90s. >> would it be a dog day? >> it would be a dog day. very nicely done. it is going to feel
if there was a return date on the airline ticket mary purchased for a trip from florida to maryland. they also want to know about any aberration on the number of calls she made to the family home and wanted to know what degree ronald kuntz had in psychology. twice, and jurors in the mary kuntz murder trial in sent questions to the judge. the 60-year-old woman is charged with the june 2009 murder of her estranged husband and the attempted murder of the couple's daughter, kelsey. 66-year-old ronald kuntz was shut -- was shot multiple times at his home. jurors asked for detailed definition of what they call conscious intent. the judge said out of an abundance of caution he gave them the definition of proof of intent. -jurors ask who pays for her psychiatric care if she goes to a mental institution. >> the defense objected to the proof of intent instruction by the judge, saying it was not clear exactly where the jury was in its deliberations. barry simms, wbal-tv 11 news. >> police have identified a man whose body was found outside of northwest baltimore home. a concerned resident called police after f
-wide vote on weather to build maryland's largest casino outside anne arundel mills mall. it gives them a right. >> it is an essential and fundamental right of the people and it was today preserved, protected and enforced by the court of appeal, and for that we're thankful and grateful. >> reporter: the president of the company who won the right to build the casino said the state is losing $1 million a day that it is not built. billions of dollars are leaving the state to other neighboring states with no benefit to the state. inteed, surrounding states have expanded gaming beyond slot machines to include blackjack tables and poker rooms. but slots opponents say the state referendum on slots which passed in 2008 did not guarantee revenue for the state. >> the creation of new revenues for the state was dependent upon the local community's selling the location in their communities. >> the arundel mills referendum will be on the platte for those who vote in the county on election day november 2nd after a huge victory. opponents say they are confident they'll win that day as well. >> it is s
in uganda. a 16-year-old is scheduled for surgery to repair her leg. >> reporter: the maryland teen injured in the terrorist attack is with the missionaries from this church in pennsylvania. they're praying for her quick recovery. the suicide bombing at this restaurant injured this 16-year- old from howard county and six other missionaries traveling with her grandmother's church in pennsylvania. >> i'm thankful to be alive. because, if i was sitting two seats to the left, i would have lost my life. >> faith kept the congregation together and they plan to continue the work in uganda. >> we see what happens when evil is so prevalent that danger lurks. we have to face that. >> reporter: this church member's son also suffered injuries in the explosions. >> he had a hole in his leg and you could see the bone and he couldn't see out of his left eye. >> the phones are ringing constantly and folks around the country are sending e-mails to us offering prayers and encouragement. >> reporter: members of the group could have come home days earlier, but chose to stay. >> that says something about the ge
methane gas leak as well. >>> battleground maryland. gov. martin o'malley's reelection campaign will get a boost to night. vice-president joe biden will appear with him at a fundraiser in baltimore. ole is expected to face former republican gov. bob ehrlich in the fall. >>> the vice-president as a bold prediction but the outcome of the midterm election. >> i think we're going to shock to everybody. we are going to win the senate and the house. >> white house press secretary robert gibbs said last week that democrats could lose control of the house. the polls show voters don't have much confidence in and congressional democrats. republicans say they will win the 40 seats needed. >>> the split may be forming in the department. the national tea party federation says that it has expelled conservative commentator mark williams. he wrote a fictional letter from "colored people " to president abraham lincoln's. he said it was meant to spur an honest debate on race. >>> still ahead, new details about the wild night at the university of maryland basketball game. is thatwho the center of that inve
iii of annapolis, a registered violent sex offender in maryland. and his involvement with four young teenagers girls. he had developed a relationship with one of the girls on myspace. on july 7, mace and arrange to pick up the girl and three of her friends in dundalk. police say he then drove the girl's back to this home in the 1500 block of st. margaret's road in annapolis were you dropped off three of the girls and took the fourth, a 13-year- old, arrau -- out to get some food. police say he had sex with the girl in his car and then at the home when they got back. one of girls got scared and texted her parents. >> she subsequently began text messaging a family member. that family member immediately contacted baltimore county police. >> friday, 11 news went to the home which is not mason's residents to find out more. police say to acquaintances of his were there at the time but were not arrested. >> my name is lowell melser work with wbal-tv in baltimore. i just want to know if you could comment -- >> no answers there. we receive the same treatment at another residence. >> we unders
him of violating maryland's wire tap law. >> the trooper asked him if he was recording. and he said no. >> you shouldn't be pross cuted for videotaping. >>> when a policeman arrests someone, that's a public act. >>> i've got letters from delegates. saying, take a look at this. >>> to get a better reading, ask the attorney general's office for advice. it may not locally require any electronics. >>> it also advises that the conversation is not likely to be considered a private. >> there is no reasonable expectation of privacy in those circumstances. >>> if you're going to have a law on the books, i'm going to go forward. >>> violating maryland's wire tap laws comes with fines. >>> a rough commute home for drivers. sky eye chopper 13 was over perry hall. a truck struck the front of the car and tipped over. one person had to be rescued. no word on the extent of that more person's injuries. but the road was shut down as police investigated. >>> an accident caused that road to be shut down for a period of time. at least eight people were involved in that wreck. one person had minor injuries.
now, it's complete coverage, it's wjz, maryland's news station. >> i'm kye jackson. >> i'm mary bubala. the thunderstorms rumbling across maryland dumping a considerable amount of rain. we caught the downpours coming down a few minutes ago. the storms are heavier with thunder and lightning and others are getting some rain. first warning weather coverage, bob turk tracking the radar, we'll start with bob >> some of the heaviest rain you will see happened this afternoon. looking at radar, we have a batch of activity, it was moving east and northeast. just north of bel-air, and another batch over the city, towards chase, another batch now finally clearing the southern area, that's going to affect the city and still looking for a possible heavy downpour, dangerous lightning. >>> with this line, the heaviest threat is the rain. even with the extreatment heat last week, they were in the upper 50s to low 60s. it's much more muggy with more moisture. when we get the thunderstorms, there's a lot of rain coming out of the thunderstorms. that's what we're seeing we could see flooding. we w
over there. back to the live camera in maryland. 270 from father hurley to the split. all lanes are open and no incidents or accidents reported. same story on 50. i think people are coming back. the toll plaza to the beltway. maybe from the eastern shore things looking good there, as well. and finally if people have to go in to dc for issues not a lot of people are working right now. all clear in dc, as well. back to you. >>> thank you. >>> at the top of the hour we are following breaking news. a couple of houses on fire in northwest northeast washington. this is a live picture from island avenue just east of north capitol street in northeast washington. two homes caught fire. 75 firefighters responded to the scene and got it under control in 15 minutes. the good news there are no reports of any injuries. a nice day and engineering made the 4th of july one to remember on the national mall. hundreds of thousands of people crowded downtown and places around town and took in an amazing fireworks display and concert. the perfect backdrop for america's 234th birthday. >> it was marve
. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. >> a maryland state trooper finds himself on the wrong side of the lot and facing child pornography charges. >> jennifer franciotti is live with more. >> bruce tucker spent the last eight years on protection detail in the governor's office. he protected bob ehrlich and martin o'malley. we have interviewed mr. tucker on several occasions on stories for traffic safety. he is accused of possession and intent to distribute child pornography. court records show a search of his home revealed over 3000 images involving children involved in sexual activity. many images show the children tied up or partially nude. >> there is no indication that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was depicted in any of the images with these children. >> tucker is suspended without pay. he is out on $50,000 bond. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> two morgan state university students are among four students charged with sexually assaulting a woman. renard james, dante green, dale lawton, and howard cook smith are all charged with attacking a woman at the mou
controversy. >> tte next lieutenant governor for the state of maryland. >> bob ehrlich introduces his running mate mary kahne to baltimore. >> i am excited about a woman being lieutenant governor. >> who needs a mama grizzly. >> mary kahneea republican under ehrllch, for 11 months. ú%rnging experience, in goverrment, and the private seetor toothe table. >> we need to encourage to grow in maryland. >> kahne is also married to john kahne. a former g.o.p. ccairman, and owner of a moving ompany, now beinn sueed for fraudulent bilge on government contracts. >> in a way, i wonder whetherúú. >> political analyst said kahne's abaagage could cause %-also said that her ties to and mootgomery county aad washington suuurbs may not be enough. >> these days, thh temperament are against all pprties. both he parties. and it might have been better if %-so clearly identifyed with the party. >> clemson said ehrlich's previous picks, steel and cox, time, he is playing it safe. >> given the ratio between ú%mocratic and republican voters in maayland. i don't think a he republican can win ii he played it right
not responded to wjz's request for comment. >>> a helicopter crash claimed the lives of four marylanders tonight. investigators revealed what caused it all. it was just over a year ago that the commercial helicopter went down along interstate 70 near boonsboro. a report released this week said the july 23rd crash was accidental. witnesses say the helicopter hit a power line, burst into flames. the pilot and three passengers were killed. >>> video of a traffic stop by a maryland state trooper gained national attention, when it's posted on you tube. and tonight, that recording has mushroomed into a controversy involving a state's attorney, some state delegates, and now the attorney general. alex demetrick explains why so may -- many are weighing in on this case. >> reporter: when anthony grayber posted his motorcycle ride on you tube, it opened the door to criminal prostitution. -- prosecution. >> i don't want to go to jail. >> but he might be prosecuted because of what the helmet cam picked up. >> as soon as he told me to take my gear off, i took the camera off. but what he taped, he posted it. >
of central maryland. we're talking about el cot city right now, and i want to take you a little bit closer here and show you what we're seeing. as we zoom in tighter here, this is the primary area of concern. and i'm going to take the looping function here and change that so we just get the very end of the loop and show you where the storm is now. again, primarily rambles town south into wood lawn, the most dangerous part of the storm here would be right on the southern edge of it. so just north of ellicott city. so this is the area of greatest concern. again, a rare tornado warning. doesn't mean we have one on the ground. it means the potential is there this storm could spawn a tornadoic event here, so we're going to be keeping a close eye on that with maryland's most powerful radar. this warning up is through the rest of the area here. definitely want to take cover until the storm passes. one last look at it here on the radar picture, you can see where the storm is moving steady from west to east. we will have more on this storm and a look at your forecast coming up. >>> a maryland depar
of the live rain is still in the great state of maryland. a few sprinkles coming along interstate 270 down through frederick, maryland, into upper montgomery county. some showers in howard county, maryland, drifting southbound into northern prince george's and northern anne arundel. plenty of clouds left. a few light rain showers. certainly, not more than about .10 of an inch of rain at the most. with the afternoon clearing, warm today. a little break or two of sunshine. temperatures will quickly climb into the mid and upper 80s. out west towards the blue ridge, because they will get the sunshine first. >> thank you, chuck. montgomery county police are investigating after a man was shot and killed near wheaton high school. police say they found the 27-year-old man on randolph rode around 1:00 a.m. when they responded to the area for a call of shots fired. the man was suffering from at least one gunshot wound and died at the scene. around an hour later, police say another 27-year-old man walked into a nearby police station and turned himself in. >>> he related that he was involved and respo
. still 83 at andrews. 81 down in southern maryland and 81 andrews. -- excuse me, national with upper 60s in the shenandoah rally and 70 in martinsburg and cumberland and the heat index in the low to mid-80s in spots. another blistering day. heat index 105. the heat advisory up to 11:00. code orange air quality and upper 90s by lunchtime. topping off around 101, 102 again. here's angie with the latest traffic. >>> take a look. it is nice and quiet across the viewing area. this is just how we like it. happy wednesday, everybody. move it outside and show you the outer loop from 95 to 270. looking at a clear drive. as we teenage you to route 4, route 5 and 301, we want you to know there are no incidents or accidents to report on those roadways and the beltway in virginia, we want you to know between the wilson bridge and the american legion we are finding drivers are nothing but at speed. no incidents or accidents along the way. if you are traveling on 95 northbound, looks like we are delay free from dumfries up to the springfield interchange. andrea, back to you. >>> if you are seeing us th
on maryland's traffic. is it maryland. >> it is maryland coming up. >> i do that in seven minutes. you do traffic. >> all right. thank you. right now focus on dc because that's where we have a main tieup. this is an ongoing construction project on 16th street and crescent place. this will take place throughout friday. we are talking 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. where you are losing a couple of lanes in both directions and not going to be able to part going southbound because of the work zone. moving to the outer loop in maryland. the delay is setting in and it is growing from colesville road to georgia avenue. our next stop takes us back to the realtime graphics and route 4, route 5 and 301 obviously in the dark. there we go. we will zoom in and show you the traffic is doing fine out here. green cars are telling us everything is moving at speed. 395 northbound, more drivers are hitting the road past duke street to the pentagon. overall still clear crossing the 14th street bridge and 95 before this in virginia going northbound slowing down between the prince william parkway and 123 and again fai
exit. in to maryland we go. actually 270 southbound. we will take it. 121 to the beltway moving at speed and 495 between 95 and 270, pretty sweet. no incidents or accidents to report at this time or any major delays. andrea, back to you. >>> at the top of the hour, we bring you some of the stories happening in your world today. all eyes will be on the atlantic and tropical storm bonnie. the path takes it over the florida keys by tonight. after that the storm will head to the gulf of mexico. it could make land fall by monday. >>> congress has until today to reject the district's legalization of medical marijuana. so far, no action is expected. even if it is allowed the rules and dispensaries could be months away. >>> the army 0 chief of staff holds a retire ceremony for general mcchrystal. he lost his job last month over comments he made at a magazine interview. he will still retire as a four star general. >>> also today metro riders are getting new promises about those hefty escalators. kristin fisher is live at the dupont circle station with more. >> metro is saying the chaos w
closed in both directions. i spoke with the maryland state police. they said this was an accident involving three vehicles and trash truck. there was a medevac rescue on the scene there as well another accident on the harrisburg expressway, northbound 83 at timonium road. blocking the left lane and shoulder. traffic jams northbound from about 695. so it's been a very busy morning so far for rush hour. >>> the president of chick-fil-a is with us. he's going to tell us that baltimore is one of the best markets for his restaurants. in the land. we're going to talk about the chick. >> i believe, i have moved all over the country. no one talks more about it than here in baltimore. >> wait until you see our news desk. it's been taken over. >> looks good. >>> we're also going to talk about buying local. it's buy local challenge week. margot amelia is going to join us. >> and why stores are offering deals in july, for christmas. will this send you shopping this weekend? we'll find all this and more coming up on "good morning maryland." >>> first, let's get to today's hot topics. it's a
county in the state. >> ladies and gentlemen, the next lieutenant governor of maryland, mary cain. >> they took to the campaign trail on thursday surrounded by supporters. >> we will start over in january, putting maryland first again. >> bob ehrlich introduced mary came on her home turf, montgomery county. people believe that it is it wise choice. >> it reaches out to montgomery county. it reaches out to women. it even reaches out the catholics. >> decisions that she took after serving as secretary of state in bob ehrlich's administration gives her experience as a prosecutor in montgomery county. when the republican governor was defeated by martin o'malley, he lost by 79,000 votes in montgomery county. >> we have the most voters, the most independent voters, we will be essential in this election. >> move maryland forward. >> he is from montgomery county and he made it one of his first campaign stops after announcing his reelection bid. >> take merriman back? back to what? >> he does not believe that anyone county will influence the 2010 gubernatorial return. it is not just a ques
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